Dr. Barbara Kennedy
Dr. Barbara Kennedy offers assessment and treatment services for children, teens, and young adults struggling with a range of emotional, behavioural, social, and learning concerns. Her evidence-based approach is collaborative, playful, and developmentally sensitive. In addition to treating anxiety, mood, and behavioural concerns, she also has a special interest working with very young children and providing tailored parenting consultations.
Dr. Barbara Kennedy
Dr. Kennedy completed her Ph.D. in the Counselling & Applied Psychology program at the University of Calgary, a program accredited by the Canadian Psychological Association. Dr. Kennedy has provided psychological assessment and treatment services in community mental health clinics, specialty health clinics, residential treatment programs, and private practice over the past 12 years. Throughout her training and experience, she has specialized in working with children, youth, and families struggling with a variety of emotional, behavioural, social, and learning difficulties.
Dr. Kennedy enjoys working with children, youth, and young adults struggling with a range of concerns including anxiety, selective mutism, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, behavioural problems, social and family relationship challenges, learning concerns, and difficulties adjusting to stressful life events. Dr. Kennedy also has a special interest working with families of very young children (under age 5), and in providing research-based parenting consultations for parents of children and teens. Dr. Kennedy adopts a developmentally-sensitive and client-centered perspective of an individual's concerns, considering each person’s culture, relationships, and previous experiences. Her integrative, collaborative, and playful therapeutic approach includes cognitive-behavioural therapy, attachment-based parent-child interventions, and play-based therapies with younger children.
Dr. Kennedy is also experienced in conducting psychological assessments with children, adolescents, and young adults, including diagnostic social-emotional assessments (to identify ADHD, anxiety disorders, depression, etc.) and psycho-educational/cognitive assessments (to identify learning disorders, intellectual disabilities, etc.). Comprehensive psychological assessments can be helpful in clarifying children’s mental health challenges, learning profiles, academic challenges, and cognitive strengths, which can inform family support plans and academic planning in school settings. Dr. Kennedy is committed to ensuring families and school-based teams fully understand assessment results, and feel supported in implementing specific recommendations.
In addition to working with families and individuals, Dr. Kennedy also occasionally offers therapeutic groups, parent workshops, and community presentations focused on various childhood mental health topics. She has previously facilitated group programs to help address anxiety, depression, selective mutism, OCD, and various parenting challenges. Dr. Kennedy has also previously provided workshops and presentations to school districts, graduate students, other psychologists, and allied community professionals such as early-childhood educators, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, public health nurses, and child development consultants. Dr. Kennedy is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia (Registrant #2176), holds adjunct faculty member status in the Department of Psychology at the University of Victoria, and is a member of the BC Psychological Association. Dr. Kennedy also provides supervision to psychology graduate students and to new psychologists as they complete their registration process with the College of Psychologists of BC. In addition to her work with Victoria Child & Family Psychological Services, she also holds a staff position on a local Child & Youth Mental Health team.
Dr. MArei Perrin
Dr. Marei Perrin is committed to providing developmentally sensitive and research supported psychology services for a variety of childhood concerns in a gentle, fun, and creative manner. Special interests include childhood anxiety; prevention and treatment of mental health and behavioural difficulties in early childhood; and adapting mental health treatments for special populations (e.g., children with learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, or autism).
Dr. Marei Perrin
Dr. Perrin received her Ph.D. in Clinical Lifespan Psychology at the University of Victoria. She completed her pre-doctoral residency at BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, BC. Both settings were accredited by the American and Canadian Psychology Association. Over the past 15 years, Dr. Perrin has provided complex assessment and treatment services to children, adolescents, young adults, and families in university, community mental health, hospital, forensic, and private practice settings. She is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia (Registrant #1981).
Dr. Perrin is passionate about working with children, families, and young adults in empowering them with information, helping set achievable goals, and helping learn practical tools to live healthier and happier lives. Her practice focuses on the treatment of a variety of common childhood concerns, such as behaviour, mood, and emotion regulation; parent-child relationship challenges; and adjustment to life stressors, including medical illness. Dr. Perrin has a special interest in helping children (and their families) overcome anxiety concerns, such as separation anxiety, selective mutism, social anxiety, phobias, and generalized anxiety. She has expertise in treating obsessive compulsive disorder and tics. She enjoys adapting treatment to meet the unique needs of young children and children with neurodevelopmental differences (e.g., Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Disorders). Dr. Perrin draws on research supported interventions including cognitive behaviour therapy, behaviour therapy, parent interventions, mindfulness, and play therapy (for her young clients!). She uses a great deal of creativity, humour, and sensitivity to meaningfully engage with children and families in a supportive manner.
Dr. Perrin has extensive knowledge in child, adolescent, and young adult assessments. Her expertise includes preschool behaviour, social-emotional, and cognitive assessments; comprehensive psychoeducational assessments for school-aged children and university students; and child/adolescent diagnostic assessments (such as Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder; anxiety disorders, mood disorders etc.). She was a Qualified Specialist in the assessment and diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and related disorders for a number of years. Dr. Perrin follows “best practices” informed by current research for conducting assessments. She strives to communicate complex findings in easily understood terms and to provide practical recommendations to support the child’s functioning.
Dr. Perrin is always excited to share developmental and child mental health information with others! She delights in giving community talks to parents, teachers, and allied health professionals on a wide variety of topics. She enjoys delivering group interventions to children, youths, and parents. She has taught graduate level psychology courses at the University of Victoria. Topics have included child and adolescent therapy, child psychosocial functioning, and adult psychosocial functioning. She holds adjunct faculty member status in the Department of Psychology at the University of Victoria.
Dr. Sonia Finseth
Dr. Sonia Finseth takes a patient, compassionate, playful, and humorous approach to working with children, teens, and parents. She enjoys getting to know each individual she works with in order to help them tackle their unique challenges and make use of their inimitable strengths. Her therapeutic approach is based in cognitive-behavioural, acceptance and commitment, play-based, and emotion focused family therapy.
Dr. Sonia Finseth
Dr. Sonia Finseth earned her PhD in School and Clinical Child Psychology at the University of Toronto, a program accredited by the Canadian Psychological Association. She completed her pre-doctoral residency at Saanich and Westshore Child and Youth Mental Health. Dr. Finseth has worked in school, university, community mental health, and private practice settings in BC and Ontario.
Dr. Finseth takes a patient, compassionate, playful, and humorous approach to working with children, teens, and parents. She enjoys getting to know each individual she works with in order to help them tackle their unique challenges and make use of their inimitable strengths. Her therapeutic approach is based in cognitive-behavioural, acceptance and commitment, play-based, and emotion focused family therapy. She takes joy in providing individual, group, and family therapy, as well as parent consultations. Dr. Finseth has experience treating a variety of childhood concerns, including behaviour, mood, emotion regulation, anxiety, OCD, and parent-child relationship challenges. Dr. Finseth additionally has experience working with individuals adjusting to life stressors, those exploring and/or struggling with aspects of their identity, and those overcoming trauma and adversity. Dr. Finseth works from a LGBTQ2S+-affirmative and trauma-informed lens.
With a background in school psychology, Dr. Finseth also has expertise in conducting comprehensive psychoeducational assessments for school age children and youth. Dr. Finseth enjoys the process of helping children understand their own learning style and also appreciates opportunities to assist parents and school personnel in understanding students’ learning profiles so that they can better support these children’s social, emotional, and academic growth.
Outside of work, Dr. Finseth ensures that she finds opportunities to read novels, play basketball, bake pies, and spend time with family and friends in order to keep her mind and body healthy!
Dr. Finseth is currently a non-registrant with the College of Psychologists of BC. Until she is fully registered, all of her activities will be supervised by a registered psychologist.
Dr. Drew Halliday
Dr. Halliday provides psychological therapy, assessment and consultation. He takes a client-centered, developmentally informed approach to therapy, to support clients with emotional and behavioural challenges. Dr. Halliday uses a range of therapeutic modalities, including interpersonal, mindfulness-based, cognitive-behavioural and play-based approaches. He takes a warm and empathic approach to meet clients where they are currently at, and to empower them as advocates for their own well-being.
Dr. Drew Halliday
Dr. Halliday received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Neuropsychology from the University of Victoria. He completed a CPA-accredited, pre-doctoral residency at BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, BC. Dr. Halliday has practiced in a variety of settings, including schools, private homes, inpatient and outpatient hospital settings, rehabilitation units, community mental health centres and private practices. Dr. Halliday’s practice focuses on supporting children, youth and their parents to overcome mental health challenges. He is currently working towards registration with the College of Psychologists of BC, until which time his activities are supervised by a Registered Psychologist.
Dr. Halliday takes a client-centered, developmentally informed approach to therapy, to support clients with a range of emotional and behavioural challenges. Dr. Halliday draws from a number of therapeutic modalities, including interpersonal, mindfulness-based, cognitive-behavioural, psychodynamic and play-based therapies. He takes a warm and empathic approach that strives to meet each client and family where they are currently at, and to empower them to become sustainable advocates for their own mental health and well-being.
Dr. Halliday has extensive training in Neuropsychology, which is the study of brain-behaviour relationships. He is trained in a wide range of assessment techniques and incorporates this expertise within a bio-psycho-social framework to his assessment services. Dr. Halliday currently offers psychoeducational assessments to children, youth and young-adults.
Dr. Halliday grew up on the West Coast of Canada and has travelled and lived abroad extensively, including previous work in Global Health addressing child malnourishment in developing countries. He deeply values the importance of diversity in the broadest sense, particularly within the practice of Psychology. Dr. Halliday is committed to creating a safe and ethical space for all clients, and to acknowledging and respecting cultural differences within his relationships.
Vincenza Martinovich, M.Ed.
Vincenza adopts a warm, non-judgemental, and creative approach to her work with children and families. She practices from an integrative framework that incorporates elements of cognitive-behavioral therapy, filial therapy, and emotion-focused family therapy, as well as various play-based techniques (i.e., art, storytelling, etc.). Vincenza holds that all children have strengths that can be drawn on and built upon, and strives to communicate this belief in her work with families.
Vincenza Martinovich, M.Ed.
Vincenza holds a Master of Education degree in School and Clinical Child Psychology (SCCP) from the University of Alberta and is working toward completing her PhD in SCCP from the University of Alberta. Vincenza relocated to Victoria, British Columbia for her pre-doctoral residency in Child and Youth Mental Health which she recently completed. She has experience providing assessment, treatment, and consultation services in school and community mental health settings.
Vincenza adopts a warm, non-judgemental, and creative approach to her work with children and families. She has an interest in working with young children who experience challenges with anxiety and emotion regulation. Vincenza’s collaborative, family-based approach actively involves caregivers in supporting their loved ones and fostering their parent-child attachment relationship.
Vincenza practices from an integrative framework that incorporates elements of cognitive-behavioral therapy, filial therapy, and emotion-focused family therapy, as well as various play-based techniques (i.e., art, sand-tray, storytelling, puppetry, etc.). She holds that all children have strengths that can be drawn on and built upon, and strives to communicate this belief in her work with families.
In her spare time, Vincenza enjoys spending time outdoors, cooking and trying out new recipes on her friends and family, and playing with her puppy, Max.
While Vincenza is completing her PhD, all of her activities will be supervised by a registered psychologist.
Dr. Katherine Vink
Dr. Katherine Vink provides psychological assessment, treatment, and consultation to children, adolescents, and families struggling with a range of emotional, behavioural, and learning concerns. Her therapeutic approach is strengths-based, compassionate, flexible, and fun. Dr. Vink integrates several evidence-based practices, including cognitive-behavioural, family systems, and play-based approaches, to best support each client’s unique needs, goals, and strengths.
Dr. Katherine Vink
Dr. Katherine Vink has a PhD in School and Clinical Child Psychology from the University of Alberta, a program accredited by the Canadian Psychological Association. She completed her pre-doctoral residency at Saanich and Westshore Child and Youth Mental Health. Dr. Vink has experience working in hospital, community mental health, school, and university settings in Alberta, Ontario, and British Columbia. She is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia (Registrant #2633).
Dr Vink’s approach is evidence-based, compassionate, and fun. Understanding the importance of feeling comfortable in the therapeutic environment, Dr. Vink focuses on building positive and collaborative relationships with each of her clients. She works alongside her clients to better understand their unique challenges, as well as their natural strengths, resilience, and ability for change and growth.
Dr. Vink provides psychological assessment, therapy, and consultation to children, adolescents, and their families. She has training and expertise in the assessment and treatment of a variety of client presentations, including anxiety (social anxiety, generalized anxiety, phobias, school anxiety, and separation anxiety), OCD, depression, behaviour and emotion regulation, and parent-child relationship challenges. Dr. Vink’s practice is integrative, and primarily incorporates cognitive-behavioural, dialectical-behavioural, family systems, and play-based therapeutic approaches.
Dr. Vink also has expertise in providing comprehensive psychoeducational assessments. She enjoys working with children and adolescents to better understand their unique learning styles in order to best support their academic, social, and emotional growth.
Outside of work, Dr. Vink can often be found hiking, exploring nature, spending time with family and friends, or baking cinnamon buns!
Rahel YOmani, M.Sc.
Ms. Yomani provides psychological assessment and treatment to children, youth, and families presenting with developmental, emotional, behavioural, social, learning, parent-child, and family relationship challenges. She enjoys adapting treatment to the unique needs of children with neurodevelopmental differences (e.g., ASD, ADHD, Learning Disorders). Her evidence-based approach to treatment is integrative, developmentally-sensitive, client-centered, warm, and empathic.
Rahel Yomani, M.Sc.
Ms. Rahel Yomani is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia (Registrant #2518). She completed her M.Sc. in Developmental and School Psychology at Moscow State University. Over the past 25 years, Ms. Yomani has provided comprehensive psychological assessment and treatment services to children, adolescents, young adults, and families in schools, community mental health settings and private practice in Israel and Ontario.
Throughout her training and experience, Ms. Yomani has specialized in working with children, youth, and families with developmental, emotional, behavioural, social, learning, parent-child, and family relationship challenges. Her practice focuses on the treatment of a variety of common childhood concerns, such as anxiety, depression, behavior, mood, emotion regulation, and adjustment to life stressors. She enjoys adapting treatment to meet the unique needs of children with neurodevelopmental differences (e.g., Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Disorders). Ms.Yomani draws on research supported interventions including cognitive behaviour therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, parent interventions, mindfulness, play therapy and emotion focused family therapy. Her approach to treatment is integrative, developmentally-sensitive, client-centered, warm and empathic. She believes in creating a safe, non-judgmental, and warm therapeutic environment in which children, youth, and caregivers feel heard, seen, and accepted.
Ms. Yomani has extensive experience conducting child, adolescent, and young adult assessments, including social-emotional and cognitive assessments, comprehensive psychoeducational assessments for school-aged children and university students, and child/adolescent diagnostic assessments (such as Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder; anxiety disorders, mood disorders, etc.).
Other Team Members
Maiya is completing her undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Social Justice at the University of Victoria. She is passionate about working with children and youth, and takes a warm and empathetic approach. Maiya currently supports the clinic as a volunteer, primarily with intake and administrative tasks. All of her activities will be supervised by registered psychologists.
Maiya Gillespie is an undergraduate student entering her fourth year of Psychology and Social Justice studies at the University of Victoria. She has a background in program coordination for non-profits, as well as in outreach work with youth who face mental health and substance use challenges. She also has over 5 years of experience working with children and families through her time as a swim instructor. Maiya’s long term goal is to pursue graduate studies in Psychology. She looks forward to learning from and supporting the VCFPS team in the important work they do!
Christina has a M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology and is currently completing her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Victoria. Christina takes a warm, collaborative, and non-judgemental approach to her work with youth, young adults, and their families.
While Christina is completing her Ph.D., all her activities will be supervised by a registered psychologist.
Christina has a M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology and is currently completing her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Victoria. For the past three years, she has been training under the supervision of registered psychologists who work with children, youth, and their families.
Christina takes a warm, collaborative, and non-judgemental approach to working with youth, young adults, and their families. She believes that her clients are the experts of their experience and focuses therapy on harnessing their unique strengths to overcome mental health challenges and create fulfilling lives. Christina’s approach to therapy draws primarily from cognitive-behavioural and dialectical-behavioural approaches.
Christina has clinical and research experience in a variety of mental health concerns, including anxiety, depression, posttraumatic stress, and self-harm. She also has experience in performing psychoeducational assessment with children, adolescents, and young adults.
In her spare time, Christina enjoys spending time with her pets, reading, and exploring Vancouver Island.
While Christina is completing her Ph.D., all her activities will be supervised by a registered psychologist.
Clea holds a Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology and is currently completing her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Victoria. Clea is currently working as a psychometrist and providing intake services for Victoria Child & Family Psychological Services. While Clea is completing her Ph.D., all of her activities will be supervised by registered psychologists.
Clea holds a Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Victoria and is currently completing her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Victoria. For the past four years, she has trained under the supervision of registered psychologists to work with children, youth, and their families.
Clea takes a client-centered, humanistic, and strengths-based approach when working with clients and their families. She believes that children and youth are active participants in their lives and create meaning for themselves. She works with clients to build an allied foundation from which she can help clients continue to build on their strengths to work through whatever they are facing. Her ultimate goal is to provide clients with tools and to facilitate building on resiliency as part of development. She draws from cognitive-behavioural, dialectical-behavioural, mindfulness, and emotion-focused therapy approaches, and works from a LGBTQ2S+-affirming and culturally-sensitive lens.
Clea has experience working with a variety of client presentations, including anxiety, depression, OCD, behaviour and emotion regulation, and suicidal ideation. She also specializes in psychoeducational assessments with children, youth, and young adults. Her research interests include adolescent health, substance use, and recovery from internalized stigma.
While Clea is completing her Ph.D., all of her activities will be supervised by a registered psychologist.
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Victoria Child & Family Psychological Services is the only private group psychology clinic in the greater Victoria area with a focus on children, teens, and young adults. We provide various psychological assessment and treatment services to clients with a wide range of presenting problems and concerns. If you are a doctoral-level clinical or counselling psychologist registered or eligible for registration with the College of Psychologists of BC, we would be happy to hear from you. To discuss opportunities that may be available within our centre, please contact one of our co-directors: Dr. Barbara Kennedy or Dr. Marei Perrin, by calling 250-880-4243. You can also use our contact form here.
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